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Province of South Cotabato

New barangay Juan-Loreto Tamayo ratified in plebiscite

Tupi, South Cotabato, July 14, 2024 – The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) announced the successful conclusion of the plebiscite to ratify the creation of Barangay Juan-Loreto Tamayo in Tupi, South Cotabato. The plebiscite, held on July 13, 2024, was conducted in accordance with Sangguniang Panlalawigan Resolution No. 158, series of 2023. In a press statement […]

– “Panubli” – showcasing SouthCot’s IP cultural heritage

“Panubli,’ (a Hiligaynon term meaning inheritance) of South Cotabato’s {Indigenous Peoples (IP) cultural heritage will be experienced by the general public this coming 25th T’nalak Festival and 58th Foundation Anniversary staged from July 11 – 18, 2024. A Bahay Kubo will feature T’boli and B’laan weavers showcasing their respective t’nalak and tabih weaving as well […]

South Cotabato Achieves Milestones in Education, Nutrition, and Public Safety

Koronadal City, South Cotabato — The Provincial Government of South Cotabato has marked another year of significant achievements, as highlighted in the recent State of the Province Address of Gov. Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr. Key areas of progress include education, nutrition, healthcare, public safety, tourism, transparency, and agricultural development. “Limang taon na tayong umuupo bilang gobernador. […]

Gov. Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr. to Deliver State of the Province Address Tomorrow

South Cotabato, Philippines – July 4, 2024: Governor Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr. is set to deliver his highly anticipated State of the Province Address (SOPA) tomorrow, July 5, 2024. This significant event will highlight the provincial government’s unwavering commitment to providing “para sa tama at maayos na serbisyo” (for correct and proper service) to the people […]

NNC Kicks Off National Nutrition Month Celebration in South Cotabato

Koronadal City, July 2, 2024—South Cotabato recently hosted the kick-off celebration for National Nutrition Month, marking a significant milestone in the province’s ongoing efforts to combat malnutrition. Governor Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr. expressed his gratitude to the National Nutrition Council (NNC) for selecting South Cotabato as the venue for this year’s celebration, attended by at least […]

Excitement Builds for Mutya ng South Cotabato 2024

The Mutya ng South Cotabato pageant, a highlight of the T’nalak Festival, is back with great anticipation. This year’s competition features eighteen brilliant candidates from nine municipalities and one component city, along with four contenders from various regional offices and three representatives from the private sector. Like their predecessors, the 2024 candidates have undergone rigorous […]

Family Rondalla conducts outreach, workshop

The South Cotabato Family Rondalla (SCFR) under the baton of conductor Charles Dumdum conducted a 3-day Outreach/Workshop among Special Program for the Arts (SPA) students of Banga National High School {BNHS} Concuerdas Rondalla in Banga to Scheduled on June 25 – 27, SCFR composed of 10 members playing the Banduria, Octavina, Double Bass and Guitar […]

SouthCot Visitor Arrival up to 955K as of May ‘24

  Visitor Arrival from January to May this year jumped to 955,665,  the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Museum (ACTM) Unit reported. his despite the fact that the province suffered from “el nino” phenomenon in which farms especially crops were badly damaged due to extreme hot temperature. The substantial increase was due to the contribution for […]